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2020 FRA Annual Meeting (27)

22 Oct 2020

Crop Management Articles from Michigan State

Erik Runkle, Michigan State University

A collection of articles from the past year by Dr. Erik Runkle from Michigan State University that deals with plant diagnostics, propagation, height control, and quality floricultural crops. 

Propagation pointers (277 KB)     Poor quality floricultural crops (272 KB)     Perennial height control (265 KB)     Indoor propagation (275 KB)     Importance of plant diagnostics (726 KB)

22 Oct 2020

Light Management Articles from Michigan State

Erik Runkle, Michigan State University

A collection of articles from the past year by Dr. Erik Runkle from Michigan State University that deal with supplemental light, light pollutin, and UV transmitting greenhouse glazing.

UV-Transmitting greenhouse glazing (201 KB)     Managing light pollution (238 KB)     Including far red in lighting spectrum (278 KB)     How much supplemental light (189 KB)

22 Oct 2020

Greenhouse Management Articles from Michigan State

Erik Runkle, Michigan State University

A collection of articles from the past year by Dr. Erik Runkle from Michigan State University that deal with energy efficiency and an environmental checklist for greenhouse management.

Greenhouse environment checklist (378 KB)     Greenhouse energy tips (275 KB)

22 Oct 2020

Rooting Herb Cuttings: Why Daily Light Integral Matters

Annika Kohler and Roberto Lopez, Michigan State University

Annika E. Kohler, graduate student, and Dr. Roberto Lopez from Michigan State University share the latest findings on supplemental lighting's effect of rooting of herbs.

Rooting Herb Cuttings DLI Matters (4583 KB)

22 Oct 2020

How Adding Far-Red Radiation to Supplemental Lighting Affects Plugs

Annika Kohler and Roberto Lopez, Michigan State University

Annika Kohler, graduate student, and Dr. Roberto Lopez from Michigan State University determine the minimum duration of far-red radiation required during plug production to induce long-day requiring plants into flower after transplant.

Lighting in Plugs Kohler Lopez (829 KB)

22 Oct 2020

Genetic Transformation of Ornamental Succulents for Disease Resistance

Taylor Schulden, University of Maryland

Taylor Schulden, MSc student from University of Maryland advised by Dr. John Erwin, researches the genetic transformation of ornamental succulents for disease resistance. 

20 Oct 2020

Texas A&M Economic Research Update

Charlie Hall, Texas A&M

Dr. Charlie Hall provides the green industry economic impacts, index of prices paid by growers, and the well-being benefits of plants.

Economic Contributions of the Green Industry in the United States in 2018 (723 KB)     YMM Grower Index of Prices Paid 2019 (838 KB)     Update of Literature Supporting Well-Being Benefits of Plants Part4 (98 KB)

20 Oct 2020

Five Tips for Horticulture YouTube Series

Paul Fisher, University of Florida

Dr. Paul Fisher has creates a video series calles "Five Tips for Horticulture" and highlights technical topics from university and industry experts. 

Five Tips for Horticulture YouTube Series (445 KB)

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